if price was no option, go with the IC-R9500. The RR newsletter said it's only gonna be around $10,000. :wink:
-High resolution spectrum scope
-0.005mhz- 3335.000mhz (excluding the cellular bands)
-can store 60 minuntes of recorded audio
-accepts a USB keyboard for programming
-4 antenna connectors
-analog TV output
Isn't that like asking "What is the best (insert any object here) available?
Some friendly advice. Decide what you want to listen to and what bells and whistles you want in a scanner. You're not going to really enjoy scanning if you don't take some time to learn about it. Scanners are so much more than a home stereo system.
This question gets asked a few times a month in just about every Forum. Do a search on this forum, do a search on the various receiver Forums and lastly do a search on your State's Forum. You should find the answer to your question...Asked & Answered.